Learning to rule the calendar and not have it rule me. Recently I read a great article titled “The Calendar Free Retirement Life” written by Barbara Rady Kazdan. It was about the joy of being retired and not having to keep a calendar anymore. Heaven knows, before retirement I could not go to bed at night without checking my calendar… Read More
We are all on our own remarkable journey! Whether it includes work, retirement, children, grandchildren, heartbreak, tremendous love, huge successes, or crushing defeats, it is a journey unique to each of us. It informs and shapes us into what we are and continues to mold us into what we are to be. Each experience is just another stitch in the fabulous quilt that tells the story of our lives. Through this blog, I invite you to share my journey past, present and looking to the future. It began more than sixty years ago and continues to amaze and delight me. I hope that we can share experiences, perhaps share advice, and enrich our lives through our common and sometimes not so common experiences. This blog has posts in different categories as you can see. Here is a brief description of what you will find in each one. Join me as I continue the journey, reflect on the past and enjoy the moment.
Retirement is the time to revisit old dreams.
Dreams can get lost but not forgotten. We all have dreams that we pursued when we were younger. You know, the dream of being President of the United States, or starting your own bakery, or playing the violin, or whatever. For whatever the reason, we made other decisions and left those dreams to follow another path. Sometimes we just lose… Read More
OK, I’m retired. What am I going to do now?
Make a plan before you retire Just as important as paying attention to the financial aspects of being retired, you need to pay attention to the everyday what am I going to do now aspects of retirement. Several of my friends who retired around the same time as I did found themselves bored and wondering what to do next. They… Read More